The John Rylands Research Institute and Library supports world-leading research based on our outstanding special collections, and promotes innovative public engagement with research.
We provide funding opportunities to enable exceptional scholars to undertake original and significant research using our collections. Grant holders have unparalleled access to the collections and to the expertise of curators, imaging specialists and other Library teams. We also offer tailored grant-writing support.
The Rylands also has extensive experience of delivering exhibitions, events and schools workshops in support of research impact. Researchers can draw on the expertise of our engagement and education teams to collaborate on a variety of impactful public engagement activities.
We have a range of funding opportunities available to researchers at every stage of their career.
We deliver exhibitions, events and schools workshops to over 350,000 visitors each year.
The Library's Special Collections team includes curators and other staff with expertise in supporting research. We can help in several ways.